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ako

1. (verb) (-hia,-na,-ngia,-ria,-tia) (ākona) to learn, study, instruct, teach, advise.

Ko ngā tamariki e uru ana ki tō runga kura o Hukarere e ākona ana ki te taka kai, ki te nēhi tūroro, ki te tuhituhi ringa poto (TKO 1/12/1917:12). / The children entering the upper school of Hukarere are being taught to prepare food, to nurse the sick and to write shorthand.
Ko ngā mātauranga e akoria ana ko te reo Ingarihi, kōrero pukapuka, tuhituhi me te mapi (TTT 1/7/1925:264). / The subjects being taught are English, reading writing and geography.

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